NMC Competence Test Centre Announcements

Latest updates from the NMC Test Competence Centre.


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NMC Update - 03 Nov 2020

4 November 2020

The NMC webpage has been updated in regards to the latest government announcement.

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Postponement of the New ToC

30 July 2020

The NMC have confirmed the new ToC will be postponed until April 2021, the webpages confirming the new go live date and been updated.

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Timing change to Assessment Station

26 July 2020

In response to feedback from candidates, Trusts and Agencies in tandem with test centre examiner observations, the timing for the assessment station is increasing from 10 minutes to 12 minutes.

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Post COVID 19 OSCE Review

2 July 2020

Due to COVID 19 a number of minor amendments have been made to the Test of Competence (ToC).

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Competence Test Centre Reopening

1 July 2020

The Nursing and Midwifery Council have announced that all three Competence Test Centres (CTC) will reopen on Monday 20th July 2020.

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Review of Scenarios and Skills

6 June 2019

As part of the ongoing review of the NMC Test of Competence Part II (OSCE) a  new Adult Nursing Scenario (APIE) and a new Adult Nursing Skill will be in use across all three test centres from Monday 24 June 2019.

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Changes To OSCE Resits

17 December 2018

Resit requirements are changing for applicants sitting the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) from 16 July 2018.

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Review Update

17 December 2018

As part of our quality assurance processes across all NMC Competence Test Centres, and in response to feedback from candidates, practice partners and other stakeholders, we have reviewed and made some amendments.

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OSCE Support Material

17 December 2018

A new document OSCE Support Materials is now available to you.

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Release Of New Documentation

30 November 2018

As part of the review of the overseas registration process   we have listened to feedback from applicants, employers and recruiters about how we best support applicants taking the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

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Review of Standards (Medicines Management)

30 November 2018

The NMC Standards for Medicines Management are being reviewed and removed at the end of January 2019. We will confirm the actual date of withdrawal as soon as this is announced.

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